World’s Least Developed Countries Seek Inclusion In Post-2015 Agenda

Inter Press Service: World’s Poorest Nations Seek Presence in Post-2015 Agenda
“The 48 least developed countries (LDCs), described as the poorest of the world’s poor, want to be an integral part of the U.N.’s post-2015 development agenda currently under discussion. An Open-ended Working Group (OWG), which will continue its 13th round of negotiations next week, is expected to come up with a set of new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to replace the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which reach their deadline by the end of next year…” (Deen, 7/8).